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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
For generations, we've aspired to be home owners. Evidence shows we'd be better off renting – both individually & as a nation....
I rented until 1995 when I purchased my first home (I am 67). To me, it is like a bank account.

When I rented, I paid the landlord's mortgage. Now I pay my own and will be reimburs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Hector Olive…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Hector Olivera answered:
Relocating to Scottsdale
I have a lender that offers financing to Canadian citizens. Feel free to contact me.

Thank You,

Hector Olivera Jr.
Realty One Group
HOliveraJr@Yahoo.com
www.PhxHomes4u.com
480 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 21, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Scottsdale
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Are there any of these homes in Albion that will allow rent with the option!!!!?
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Albion
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Hello me and my faimly are looking for a 3 br house for rent in NJ perfer north jersey please contact Misticalwicken@aol.com
Hi there,

I'd recommend you start working with an agent: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Santo-agent--33262

Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Santo
Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in 75206
Dixon Wong answered:
ARE THEIR ANY RENT TO OWN HOME IN DESOTO?
As a realtor, we are not allow to do any rent to own transaction.

You can find a home that owner will able to do seller financing so you can work out payment details with him/her

... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Desoto
Jennie Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jennie Miller PLLC answered:
Rental property in Tempe?
I just spoke with a client that will have a 4 bedroom rental home available for move in on June 1.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Arizona
Julie A. Hor…, Real Estate Pro in 92602
Julie A. Horvath answered:
Can I use my VA to purchase in Panama?
Hi Lfterrell,
I assume your question is if you can use the VA mortgage benefits to purchase a home in Panama City, FL and the answer would be yes. I would be happy to speak with you a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Panama City
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
My parents are retired. Can they afford to buy a home, or just settle into a retirement community?
Hi Mary, I live in Haddon Township. I honestly can't answer your question without me and my mortgage guy understanding better your parents' finances, but there are multiple op ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Barrington
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Hemphill Heights
75 homes have SOLD in the past 6 months

Contact my office today
Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant
Multimillion Dollar Sales Producer
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com 10 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 76110
Ava Anderson,…, Real Estate Pro in 30078
Ava Anderson, Realtor answered:
My husband and I purchased our first home in 2000. Filed Bankruptcy in 2007. Can we buy another home?
I think to get your best answer you should contact a lender so they can look at your situation completely. Let me know if you need a referral to a lender.


Ava Anderson
Solid Sour ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 30294
Becky Zisk, Real Estate Pro in 89052
Becky Zisk answered:
If I work as a sole proprietor from home, in California, is part of the rent tax deductible?
I know it is if you "Own" the house but "Renting" I am not sure. Ask an accountant and they can tell you. Good Luck. Becky
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 1, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Las Vegas
Justin Massi…, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Justin Massimino answered:
How do I rent out my home and buy a new one?
Please contact me directly as to the best way to proceed specific to your circumstances. Much Appreciated


Justin Massimino, REALTOR®, 5-Star Certified,A-REO, CDPE, SRS, AHWD
Ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Las Vegas
Becky Zisk, Real Estate Pro in 89052
Becky Zisk answered:
Can I rent a foreclosed home directly from the bank that owns it now?
To answer your question, I would say yes if the bank is offering the home for rent. If the home is for sale, the answer would be no. Good Luck. Becky
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Las Vegas
Rena (Rina)…, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Rena (Rina) Levy answered:
Should one buy an annual home warranty?
Hi Pennylane

I would highly recommend to purchase a home warranty. Throughout my career I have seen my clients savings thousands of dollars by using the service calls with the home w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Las Vegas
Laurie Corne…, Other/Just Looking in Orlando, FL
Laurie Cornelis asked:
Do you have any rent to own properties in the Conway/Belle Isle or Thornton Park area of Orlando. I currently rent near Lake Nona but would prefer to own and work closer to town.

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This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/rental/3112657344-6306-Gibson-Dr-Belle-Isle-FL-32809
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Belle Isle
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
how is this area for a family?
Hi there-

Take a look at the crime and local info tabs: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Sharon-Pennsylvania/community-info/

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community manager
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 5, 2013 Rent vs Buy
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi. Looking to relocate to Bay Ridge area or near there. Any suggestions for 2 BD single family home?
Take a look at the homes here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Littleton,MA/SINGLE-FAMILY_HOME_type/

Ali, Community manager
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 5, 2013 Rent vs Buy
Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
Should I rent or should I sell?
It all depends on your situation and what your desired ROI would be. Typically landlords like to receive a 7-12% ROI. Now just keep in mind, not everyone is set up to be a landlord. I a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Rent vs Buy
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Planning to Retire from Flint Mi to Southhaven Ms. Interested in Rent to own Mobile home (due to Credit issues) Need guidance
I don't know specifically about Southhaven, but there's both good news and bad news.

And it's the same news.

Most mobile home sellers want cash. But many buyers (like yourself) ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 25, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Southaven
jlock30249, Home Buyer in Naples, FL
jlock30249 answered:
house's rent to buy
Looking for a house in the Naples area to rent with the option to buy.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Naples
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